Important announcements from our Twitter
Emergency contact numbers
Please visit contact us for emergency contact details.
Head teachers will decide if they need to close a school. The following table shows the latest information that we have relating to school closures based on information provided to us by the schools. If we have no information about your school and you are unsure if it is open please check the school’s website or contact the school.
No current alerts.
Household Waste Recycling Centre (Tip)
The Household Waste Recycling Centre only closes on Christmas Day and New Years Day unless the weather (usually high winds) means it is unsafe to keep it open. We will publicise any closures on our Facebook and Twitter accounts Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.
Road closures and public transport
The A1(M) and the A66 are maintained by Highways England. Please visit the Highways England website [external link] for more information about planned and current roadworks. Real-time traffic information on Highways England-maintained roads are available at the Traffic England website [external link].
Arriva North East on Facebook [external link].
Please check the live departure boards [external link] to see if your journey is affected.
Rain and flooding